Aerial Treatment for August 23rd and 24th, 2012

WHAT: Aerial spraying to control mosquitoes infected with West Nile Virus over areas of Yolo County. On Thursday 8/23 spraying began at 8:10pm and ended at 9:14pm. On Friday 8/24, spraying began at 8:12pm and ended at 9:15pm.

Press release: Aerial Spraying to Control Mosquitoes Infected with West Nile Virus Scheduled to Begin Thursday Night in Yolo County

Map of West Nile Virus Activity
West Nile Virus Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

The below map is the approximate area to be treated.

Locate your address on the map below:

Download map to view area in Google Earth

View an image of the spray area
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WHY: To quickly reduce the number of adult mosquitoes infected with West Nile Virus which can become a threat to public health. This treatment was a direct response to elevated West Nile Virus Activity and in accordance with the District’s Mosquito and Mosquito-borne Disease Management Plan .

Adulticide Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Download a PDF of the West Nile Risk Assessment for 8/22/2012

Additional resources:

Center for Disease Control West Nile Virus Homepage
California Department of Public Health
California West Nile Virus Homepage